Date: Fri, 9 Dec 1994 10:01:29 CST From: salikoko mufwene Subject: Re: boot and bonnet In Message Fri, 9 Dec 1994 10:14:33 EST, LEE A ADAMS writes: >Has anybody ever heard of boot or bonnet as refered to a car? It is a trunck >and under the hood area. In an Introduction to Linguistics video produced at the University of Minnesota, featuring George Yule (then on their faculty--around 1983), these are some of the lexical examples discussed to highlight differences between British and American English. Sali. Salikoko S. Mufwene University of Chicago Dept. of Linguistics 1010 East 59th Street Chicago, IL 60637 s-mufwene[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] 312-702-8531; fax: 312-702-9861